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Practical Tips for Schools

School Safety Video Series

Welcome to the Office of School Safety Video Series. This series aims to raise awareness about important school safety topics and provide practical tips for schools. We understand that safety is a top priority for everyone, and we hope that these videos will help create a safer learning environment for all.

01. Emergency Operations Plan Video

01. Emergency Operations Plan

In this video viewers will gain a better understanding of the critical role of emergency operations plans and why they are in important for ensuring school safety. 
02. Components of a Safe School Video

02. Components of a Safe School

This one-minute video highlights key areas that need to be addressed in order to create a safe school environment.
03. OK2SAY Video

03. OK2SAY

This video emphasizes the importance of reporting any suspicious or threatening behavior and encourages viewers to use OK2SAY to help keep their school and community safe. Use of this confidential tip line is one more tool in the tool kit of school administrators.
Learn more about OK2SAY
04. Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management (BTAM) Video

04. Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management (BTAM)

This one-minute video highlights the importance of a Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management (BTAM) process in safeguarding students from threats of violence or self-harm. Schools are encouraged to form multi-disciplinary teams.
Learn more about BTAM
05. Physical Security Measures Video

05. Physical Security Measures

By implementing effective physical security measures, schools can create a safer and more secure learning environment for all students. This informative video will share a school assessment tool that helps schools identify areas for improvement.